Monday, June 3, 2013

"I have gone far enough . . ."

I have gone far enough to know what I have lost by now.
He sat on the rocking chair and kept recounting to himself
the reasons he was losing words as quickly as he found
others, ticking them off by date and hoping the years
were concealed among his readers and would not need
to be reconstructed, his particular frame of mind gone . . .

3 June 2013

copyright 2013 by Floyce Alexander

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